July 17, 2019 - July 16, 2020 Events
5th annual LEGO Shipbuilding Day! All ages and skill levels welcome! Build a ship in our free-play room or bring your own from home to enter our contest for prizes! Build replica models of historic and naval ships. Face painting, kids' activities, food truck and more.Read more »
Do you look at the syrup you're drowning your pancakes in and wonder: "hm, I wonder where this came from?" Same. Except with waffles.
Our beloved program will help you understand the whole process of going from sap to syrup. We'll take you to a sugar bush, show you how sap is extracted, then you'll get to taste some different types of syrup!
Enjoy an evening of family fun celebrating our amazing live animals, including meet-and-greets with our animal friends, raffles, and an animal art station. Bring an item from our wish list (coming soon) to receive one free admission per family/group. ALL proceeds benefit the live animal program. Snacks and beverages (including adult beverages) available for purchase.
$3 DMNH Members, $3 plus the cost of admission for non-membersRead more »
The show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens, displays from regional and university museums, a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and lapidary supplies, demonstrations of gem cutting and polishing and a children’s table, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens.Read more »
Join us at the 40th & Final Rare Plant Auction® featuring Celebrated Plant Experts Melinda Zoehrer and Rick Darke. This most special night in RPA’s storied history features a live auction with Tony Avent of Plant Delights Nursery, Inc., fine food and open bar, exclusive evening access to Longwood Gardens, and hundreds of rare and unique plants in the evening’s silent and live auctions.Read more »
Join Kid Shelleen's for our second Point to Point Happy HourRead more »
The winter crew training class is a great way to get out and do something fun in the community during the dreary winter months! During this 10-Saturday class, you will meet new friends as you learn about knot tying, safety drills, line handling, setting sail, practical seamanship and more!Read more »
Meet children's book authors during this special signing event IN support of the DAWGS Prison Program, including local teacher Mercy Mize who wrote Samson's Tail about her own experience with DAWGS...Read more »
This year's St. Patrick's Day Parade & Hooley has been CANCELLED due to concerns over the Corona Virus.Read more »
Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon will conduct a presentation and book signing for her new book, The Heart of Leadership.
In The Heart of Leadership, Dr. LaVerne Harmon bases her insights on observations as both a follower and leader; as a professional who, in the course of three decades, navigated roadblocks we all encounter - and many more.This book is a reflection. It comes from the heart. Its intention is to inspire leaders to be courageous, honest and respectful; to step off the stage and encourage others to glow in the limelight.
Come be inspired!Read more »
Join us for a FREE community health fair at the 76ers Field House sponsored by local non-profits "Heart In The Game" and "DejaVu Safety Solutions". Appointments for student EKG screenings (Delaware youth age 8-23 only) are 100% FREE, and are available every 10 minutes.
Spring is almost here when butterflies and birds are near! Dress as your favorite storybook character for an afternoon of fairytale fun. In celebration of our Tropical Odyssey exhibit, we’ll offer stories and activities about creatures with wings.
FREE for DMNH Members or with paid admission to the Museum.Read more »